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Published 28.06.2020 08:02
In South Africa a biotech company is producing antibodies from alpacas to fight Covid-19.
Cape Town-based biotech company Afrobodies, is producing antibodies that can prevent Covid-19 from entering human cells. The antibodies developed from alpacas and are able to bind to the Covid-19 virus and prevent infection. Though the results have been proven by scientists from Scotland the company says more tests are needed…
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Published 27.06.2020 14:05
Indonesia’s start-ups join forces to boost local production of test kits.
Jakarta-based genomics technology start-up Nusantics is one of which to design test kit prototypes for government use. State-owned pharmaceutical company Bio Farma has produced and distributed 100,000 test kits its prototypes.
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Published 27.06.2020 12:57
In Brazil, residents from favelas have launched creative initiatves to talk about Covid-19.
In Paraisópolis, São Paulo’s second-largest favela, rapper Edson Luís da Silva walks the streets singing songs about the importance of social isolation. In Brasilândia, north of São Paulo, volunteers from the “Rede Brasilândia Solidária” use three sound cars to explain to the population about the dangers of Covid-19. Finally, in…
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Published 26.06.2020 18:28
In South Africa a train is providing mobile Covid-19 screening.
The “Train of Hope,” a state-funded mobile health facility has been repurposed to provide Covid-19 screening in virus hotspots across the country. Health care workers and volunteers are now using the train to reach remote areas of the country and provide much-needed screening and testing services.
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Published 25.06.2020 10:38
In Brazil, University of São Paulo (USP) is testing the quality of masks.
Called “Respire! Máscaras Seguras”, the project analyzes the quality of the different fabrics used for the production of masks and provides tutorials for the manufacture of safe equipment.
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Published 24.06.2020 15:06
In Somalia Al-Shabab has set up a Covid-19 Centre.
Al-Qaeda-linked extremist group Al-Shabab has set up a Covid-19 isolation and treatment center in Jilib in southern Somalia. The center which will include a 24-hour hotline has been set up in a building that once housed the United Nations children’s agency. The group says the center is equipped to isolate…
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Published 23.06.2020 08:43
In Mexico, the Mexican Social Security Institute offers courses on Covid-19 prevention.
The courses are free and virtual. There are several classes, for example, basic care for prevention and recommendations for a healthy return to work.
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Published 22.06.2020 14:00
In Morocco trams have been “dressed” in face masks to remind Moroccans to wear their masks.
A tram company in Rabat has “dressed” all their trams in facemasks to encourage and remind their passengers to wear their masks.  The Moroccan government has made wearing facemasks in public places compulsory as a means of stopping the spread of Covid-19.
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Published 22.06.2020 13:13
In Brazil, journalism companies are partnering to ensure transparency in information about Covid-19.
Journalists from Estadão, G1, O Globo, Extra, Folha de S. Paulo and UOL are collecting daily data on deaths and contamination by Covid-19 in Brazil in epidemiological bulletins from the state health departments. The companies’ decision was taken after President Jair Bolsonaro’s government limited access to data made available by…
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Published 21.06.2020 18:04
In Africa, BBC News Africa has launched a Covid-19 fact checking library.
BBC News Africa has launched an online library of fact-checking stories to help fight the infodemic around Covid-19. The library has a wide range of searchable fact-checks that debunk popular myths and misinformation on the pandemic in Africa.

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